How “Smart Manufacturing” Opens Doors to Improved Plant Productivity

Credit to Author: Peter Herweck| Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2018 19:00:03 +0000

Manufacturers across the globe are digitizing their operations in ways that include improvements to design, engineering, operations and maintenance. These companies are investing in digitization to achieve one common goal:… Read more »

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A Year to Celebrate the Programmable Logic Controller!

Credit to Author: Peter Martin| Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2018 16:01:08 +0000

This year is the 50th anniversary of one of the most significant inventions in the history of industrial automation. Fifty years ago, our friend Dick Morley introduced the world’s first… Read more »

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Science vs the senses: where predictive analytics and intuition converge

Credit to Author: Greg Johnson| Date: Fri, 06 Apr 2018 20:08:46 +0000

 “Electrical science has disclosed to us the more intimate relation existing between widely different forces and phenomena and has thus led us to a more complete comprehension of Nature and… Read more »

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Large Motor Starting 101: Discover the constraints

Credit to Author: Delcho Penkov| Date: Thu, 05 Apr 2018 10:30:22 +0000

Motor starting is a hot topic for many of us, and I had an opportunity to verify this at the last PCIC Oil & Gas conference during the presentation of… Read more »

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IIoT Performance Metrics: Friend or Foe?

Credit to Author: Greg Johnson| Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:09:32 +0000

There is a fascinating story about British Airways which was building an unwanted reputation as an underperforming airline and how it was turned around when the Chairman of the Board… Read more »

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Roy Hill: A Digital Mining Transformation & Digital Strategy Success Story

Credit to Author: Joseph McMullen| Date: Wed, 07 Mar 2018 18:29:26 +0000

By: Rachel K. Carson, MarCom Intern for Process Industries Does your mine fall under the list of mines struggling with today’s industry pressures?  There are way too many mining operations,… Read more »

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IEC vs ANSI Switchgear – Understanding the Global Standards

Credit to Author: Sherry Rollins| Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:55:32 +0000

Worldwide there is an increasing demand for companies to leverage their global footprint to drive efficiencies, improve processes and reduce costs. In the electrical engineering realm, this creates many complications…. Read more »

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Digital Transformation or Operations Transformation?

Credit to Author: Greg Johnson| Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2018 20:35:42 +0000

In 2008 I was the product marketing manager for a mining-industry MES package called Ampla (still going strong today). In those days, we would focus on the relationship between people,… Read more »

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Is Digitization and IoT a new thing? Not if you come from industrial automation.

Credit to Author: Fabio Mielli| Date: Wed, 03 Jan 2018 22:28:27 +0000

Everywhere and every day we are overwhelmed by articles and talks about the IoT, connectivity, big data, the digital transformation and all the benefits we can derive from this innovative,… Read more »

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Waste and Loss Reduction: Digital Mining’s Simplest ROI Story

Credit to Author: Yong The| Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:16:40 +0000

  “You don’t know what you don’t know.” A simple, obvious statement often used as an excuse by someone who has made the wrong decision. A defendable, reliable and justified excuse,… Read more »

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Advice and Actions to Consider for the Digital Mining Transformation Technology Buyer

Credit to Author: Joseph McMullen| Date: Fri, 08 Dec 2017 08:45:10 +0000

By Rachel K. Carson (MarCom Intern for Process Industries) Adapted from IDC Perspective: Mining Industry Transformation written by Emilie Ditton. We have been talking a lot lately about the technology… Read more »

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